|Told By a Tooth - National Motion Pictures Company|
An animated tooth lectures children about a balanced dental hygiene program.
Keywords: Health: Dentistry; Animation
Downloads: 8,370 (3 reviews)
|[Nixons Arrive and Depart San Francisco on Asian Trip] - Universal-International Newsreel|
Vice-President Richard Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon arrive in San Francisco and embark on plane for their fact-finding trip to Asia. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Nixon, Richard Milhous; Nixon, Patricia
Downloads: 3,072 (3 reviews)
0720 PA8941 America's Presidents
Downloads: 7,019 (4 reviews)
|Pennsylvania Fish Commission - Pennsylvania Fish Commission|
Management of trout fishing in Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Animals: Fish; Natural history; Environment
Downloads: 3,361 (4 reviews)
|Nonesuch Coffee Ad - Unknown|
Screen ad for Nonesuch Coffee, featuring "Movie Week" special.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Coffee; Consumerism
Downloads: 20,194 (7 reviews)
|Chicken of Tomorrow, The - Audio Productions|
How scientific agriculture changes the life and taste of the chicken.
Keywords: Agriculture: Poultry
Downloads: 11,576 (5 reviews)
|Soundie - Jiveroo|
with Harry Day and Della and the June Taylor Girls
Downloads: 10,566 (9 reviews)
|Story of Selecting Kosher Meat Products for Their Stores, The - Unknown|
Kosher meat slaughter, inspection, and butchering; shoppers in Stroh and Goldberg butcher shops. Probably filmed in New York City. CONTENT ADVISORY: Disturbing slaughterhouse scenes.
Keywords: Judaism; Meat: Inspection; Meat: Production
Downloads: 16,514 (7 reviews)
|Classic Television Commercials (Part IV) - Various|
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Consumerism; Advertising: History
Downloads: 43,597 (8 reviews)
|Mexican Hat Dance|
Downloads: 32,676 (6 reviews)
|This Is Prelinger Archives - Prelinger (Rick)|
Official Prelinger Archives corporate video, describing its contents and mission. With excerpts of many films in the collection and rare scenes shot inside the New York vaults.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Ephemeral; Motion pictures: Archives; Prelinger Archives
Downloads: 20,429 (8 reviews)
|Bounty Paper Towels Commercial|
commercial for Bounty Paper Towels.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 24,848 (6 reviews)
|[Television Commercials: Telephone] - Unknown|
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Advertising: Television commercials; St. Louis, Missouri
Downloads: 21,280 (12 reviews)
|Are You Ready for Marriage? - Coronet Instructional Films|
Two teenagers, wishing to marry early, visit their minister for advice and receive counseling, some of it quite pragmatic, the rest a little strange.
Keywords: Social guidance; Marriage; Gender roles
Downloads: 45,180 (18 reviews)
|Molly Grows Up - Photo & Sound Productions for Medical Arts Productions|
Menstruation education film for young teenage girls, redolent with dated detail.
Keywords: Sex education; Gender roles; Children
Downloads: 90,078 (18 reviews)
|Stillman Fires Collection: Tacoma Fire Dept|
Footage of the Tacoma Narrows bridge wobbling and eventually, collapsing. from Stillman Fires Collection.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 61,426 (13 reviews)
|[Eisenhower Campaign Spots, 1952 Presidential Campaign] - Disney (Roy)|
The "I Like Ike" animated television commercial, produced by Roy Disney and Citizens for Eisenhower-Nixon.
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Presidents
Downloads: 45,013 (14 reviews)
|Dinner Party - Simmel-Meservey|
Dramatized presentation of proper table etiquette for teenagers, heavy on criticism and guilt.
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette
Downloads: 14,048 (15 reviews)
|Finding His Voice - Western Electric Company, Inc.|
Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.). Directors: F. Lyle Goldman and Max Fleischer.
Keywords: Perception: Sound; Motion pictures: Sound; Animation
Downloads: 43,954 (16 reviews)
|Habit Patterns - Knickerbocker Productions|
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 35,002 (37 reviews)
|This Is Hormel - Unknown|
Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
Keywords: Food industry: Meat production; Minnesota (History and culture); Animals: Pigs
Downloads: 39,559 (28 reviews)
|Private Life of a Cat - Hammid (Alexander) and Deren (Maya)|
Alexander Hammid's intimate study of a female cat and the birth and maturation of her five kittens.
Keywords: Animals: Cats; Animals: Behavior; Psychology
Downloads: 106,803 (32 reviews)
|Soundie - Reg Kehoe and his Marimba Queens|
An amazing short by an "orchestra" of vibraphone players. Some viewers have noted that this film seems to be a mirror image of how things are supposed to be. This is because original Soundie films were printed backwards so that they could appear correct when played in the Panoram machine (an early film jukebox).
Downloads: 78,627 (39 reviews)
|Are You Popular? - Coronet Instructional Films|
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern...
Keywords: Social guidance; Teenagers; Gender roles
Downloads: 237,583 (48 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 252,897 (94 reviews)
|Boys Beware - Sid Davis|
Anti-homosexual film targeted at teenage boys, urging them to avoid encounters with potential molesters.
Keywords: Homosexualities; Crime and criminals (Molestation); Los Angeles
Downloads: 233,769 (113 reviews)